Anthem, Inc. Provider Network Manager II in Columbia, South Carolina
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Beacon Health Options, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provider Network Manager II
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Develops the provider network through contract negotiations, relationship development, and servicing. • Primary focus of this role is contracting and negotiating contract terms. • Typically works with more complex providers at least 50% of the time. • Complex providers may include, but are not limited to: smaller institutional providers, professional providers with more complex contracts, medical groups, ancillary providers, providers in areas with increased competition or where greater provider education around managed care concepts is required. • Contracts may involve non-standard arrangements that require a moderate level of negotiation skills. Fee schedules can be customized. • Works with increased independence and requires increased use of judgment and discretion. • Serves as resource for lower-leveled consultants. • May work on cross-functional projects requiring collaboration with other key areas. • May collaborate with sales team in making presentations to employer groups. • Serves as a communication link between professional providers and the company. • Conducts more complex negotiations and drafts documents. • Assists in preparing financial projections and conducting analysis as required.
The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.
• Requires a BA/BS degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in contracting, provider relations, provider servicing; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. • Requires travel.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.